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FOX Business
Jan 17, 2013 10:00pm EST
we're back with the a-team, monica, your thoughts. >> yes, i just want to remind steve that the president was not too biz to personally hand select beyonce to sing national anthem at the inaugural. >> it is beyonce after all, not your 8 average citizens it is beyonce. >> yes, the -- >> steve said that with a certain amount of emotion. >> i think that they found the only 8 citizens who have benefitted by president obama. lou: you are not on the top, i can assure you that. speaking on the news, bob shafer talking about the president's comments, as he announced his proposal, look how he compares president obama taking on gun owners. >> surely, fines osama bin laden surely passing civil rights legislation, as lyndon johnson did, and surely defeating nazis, waa much more form it able task than taking on the gun lobby. this is a turning point in this country. and the president, is going to have to to do more than just make a speech about it, this is one of the best speeches i heard him deliver. but it will take more than that from the white house, he will have to get his han
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 3:00pm EST
in today's "closing bell" exchange by hank smith and steve from comcast funds and our own rick santelli. >> hello. >> good to see you guys. >> thank you so much for joining us. >> hank smith, we haven't heard from you in a while. let me kick this off with you. how are you investing going into all of these earnings coming out from the banks this week as ahead of that debt ceiling debate? >> sure, maria. our equity portfolios are fully invested. we see no reason 2013 can't deliver very similar returns as 2012 did. the fact is we still have a good fundamental backdrop. the economy is expanding. it's not contracting or growing. value sheets are strong and valuations are very attractive so what is there not to like? >> you're our resident skeptic today, and i would point not to the normal averages that we quote every day, but look at the dow transportation average which could close at an all-time high today. the transportation companies, often a leading indicator for the economy. if they are doing well. chances are the economy is going to get better. wouldn't that make you want to buy stocks
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 2:00pm EST
they are performing and get to steve liesman. steve? >> the federal reserve district says economic growth is modest to moderate in all 12 districts. that's how we normally lead but that's not the most important. what is important is the talk about how fiscal uncertainties are already hurting the economy. you think the debt ceiling is an issue for down the road? base book suggests an issue for right now. let me get to other issues first and i will get back to that. rebounding from hurricane sandy. holiday sales modestly higher but appear to be below expectations. manufacturing is mixed with the outlook generally optimistic. real estate is up in all districts and real estate growth was moderate to strong in all districts. now we get to the fiscal cliff issues. hiring times are cautious especially for companies doing business in europe and defense. hiring plans specifically delays in six district due to fiscal uncertainties. let me show you individual comments from the districts when it comes to the fiscal uncertainties. real estate context with down side risk because of potential fiscal contraction.
FOX
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
and longer. if you are driving that stretch, give yourself the appropriate amount of time. let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. some areas near the coast are closes to 50. others inland are in the -- are close to 50. others inland are in the 40s. also patchy fog around here. a little haze in the air but an easterly breeze means milder temperatures. i've had about five or six tweets saying it's a lot warmer. high pressure still holding, a couple of series of deep systems, gulf of alaska down to hawaii trying to break through. there is a hint next thursday that we could get a dip in the jet stream. fog, cold, it will be warmer. we'll be getting more 50s. it's been a gradual warmup over the weekend. big difference in some of the temperatures. 28 novato, 27 santa rosa. i saw a lot of 30s and even 40s in marin county, some of the higher elevation, woodacre, 45. mill valley, 43. half moon bay, 46. but not far away i've seen 50. san jose, 34. hayward says a little bit of patchy fog and 36 degrees. offshore breeze mainly, oakland has one and one at half moon bay. inland, it's still going to stay i
CNBC
Jan 14, 2013 11:00pm EST
about winn? nonetheless, steve wynn has put a lot of resources into macau, the vegas of china. things are getting better over there. i think wynn's a buy. then there's companies like boeing, which rallied despite terrible press. all of these companies that expanded rapidly around the globe and they have been roaring despite no research-oriented news that would make you feel all warm and fuzzy about the numbers. you can even consider dell part of this trend. yes, dell, the big service company that has been hurt by this rapid expansion at a time when no one trusted overseas markets. now dell might actually go private. ♪ hallelujah and it would make sense because half of dell's revenue comes from overseas. big companies with exposure to europe is doing terrifically. both have been kept back by worries. both ceos have said over and over, it's an issue. how about ford and general motors? have you seen these two? ford may have the best chart in the book. it's screaming. company doubled its dividend and getting european losses under control while china and latin america turned the corner.
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
grove, craig barrett, titans. go back to the steve jobs, talking about the stodgy intel. there's a funny moment where andy grove basically told him to shut up. but there is a sense that intel didn't move fast enough. at one point they're talking about, listen, our battery life will start exceeding the arm. put on your apple hat, all right? they would rather do business with samsung's chip, even though samsung is their biggest competitor, than switch to intel. >> what are we missing? there's uniform negativity here. we'll look back on it at end of this year and say, wait a second, we should have thought of that. >> don't throw that. >> that pc was bad, and they had every right to go out the window. all right, i've calmed down. >> there's no hope? >> anytime you have that budget, you can do it. i like stacy very much. it's a great manufacturer. there's hope. >> okay. >> there's hope. same level of hope. silver lining theory i call it. >> okay. when we come back, a wall street analyst known for being a longtime bear on netflix. and from textbook reynolds to the linked-in for college student
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 8:00am EST
. and to underscore that point, which i think does get to what steve said a little earlier, and that is, obviously -- you can have a discussion, and you can have a set of of policies, but we're going to be as good as our national congress setting a floor with legislation. and if california wands to exceed it for whatever or reason, they'll go farther. but the national discussion, and i think the it's one of the priorities in the discussion tomorrow and i think you can get bipartisanship on it. when the background checks were set up because of of what happens at gun shows and everything else, 40% of the guns that are traded or bought are not covered with any background five-day waiting period. that's not a loophole, that's an exemption. and that has to be dealt with so you create a national floor that's comprehensive so what happens in indiana doesn't flood the city of chicago, cook county. and it's essential to underscore that point. >> if i could, it needs to be a national be fix, and it has to be federal preemption because the patchwork of states or cities working by themselves is not effective.
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm EST
a year. >> mr. shilling, steve grasso. where do i go? do i go with utilities? where do i play this? and where is the timing? right after the debt ceiling debate? >> yeah, i sure wish i knew on the timing. i think right now, the way we're structuring sug sessigestions i portfolios, yeah, risk on but with caution. i would go for -- i would go for more defensive stocks, utilities, dividend payers, consumer staples, things like that. we also like natural gas, north american energy. there are other special things, we're short the yen. but it changes dramatically. >> right. >> if and when you get the shock and you move to risk off, because when you don't want to own equities. >> no surprise, all the sectors you mentioned so far are very defensive. but at the same time, you see opportunity in small luxury names. why is that? >> yeah, that's the kind of thing that people even when they're stressed, they want to buy, whether it's a fancy bottle of booze , imported beer, something in a small box, maybe it's only cuff links, but it's in the blue box -- >> and that's just the desk right here,
CNBC
Jan 17, 2013 9:00am EST
? steve liesman has more on that. steve. >> the questions are not easy. they again into sell mandics and have everything to do with if the debt ceiling is solved, and if only for investors, the most important part, what's the economic impact? let's look at some of the rhetoric. the debt ceiling, is it a real tragedy or soap opera? what we have done is graduate the screen from blue over to red, democrat ideas on this side, red on this side. democrats right now hitting the debt ceiling, not raising it. so some republicans say it's manageable. on that issue carl mentioned of default, any missed government employees, that would constitute a default. others are say no, no, we're not paying off the debt itself, that's what default is. on another critical issue, could the government prioritize its payments, take the payments, the cash that's coming in and use it to pay a certain number of things? on this side,ed article mrgs is saying no authority to prioritize, and no ability, and the treasury have different payment systems. republicans say yes, and in fact they're working on a bill right
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 9:00am EST
. these guys, they remind me of steve jobs used to call these press conferences. and you say, you know ha he's going to do? he's going to unveil x and it turns out to be 10x. is mark zuckerburg capable of that amount of surprise? i don't know. >> he actually came up with the goods. >> it's so exciting. >> i have no idea, all i know is they've got a lot of shareholders who are much happier than they were not long ago. one harkens back to the week when it went public. think of morgan stanley, the criticism that firm took as a result of that ipo. the ceo said give us a year, let's see where things stand. maybe he'll end up looking better. >> would you use a video messaging product on facebook if we got that? >> well, i wouldn't. >> are you on facebook? >> no, i am not. >> that would be a bainier. >> however, i'm sure many would. >> i think so. 1 billion users. >> some sort of a voiceover ip, skype, they would go there, microsoft bought skype, or at least had looked at it, would they go down that road. i don't know. we'll see. >> they've done a good job of keeping the lid on it. nothing's leaked
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 3:00pm EST
. >> in today's "closing bell" exchange. carol roth author of "the entrepreneur equation" and steve saks and michael from janney montgomery smith. good to have you here. let me start with you, scott. what do you think about this move? are we going to get more of this? is this just the beginning, or are we in for pullbacks considering what could be coming to washington the next couple of months? >> i think pullbacks are norm a. let's face it, the last couple of months have been a big party. ben bernanke invited us and i don't think the punch bowl goes away. >> the fed is the key issue right now. does that trump the fundamentals, all the earnings we're getting, you pay more attention to the fed? >> you think we have low growth and quite frankly investors are starved for air. they have been holding their breath for four years. there is no oxygen in any other market. there's no place to go for yield. therefore, essentially i think ben is terroristing it to the point to where they got to jump into risk assets and that's what we're seeing. >> david, does that make you bullish as well? >> david
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 12:30am EST
can be proud of. >> steve basic. >> mr. speaker -- [inaudible] my constituency is enb during a hideous regulatory fast thanks to the health and safety executive and the european union. the british economy is very reliant on smallnd medium businesses far less able to cope with bad regulation particularly when it's badly administer inside the u.k. >> my honorable friend is absolutely right. businesses large andsml are complaining about the burden of regulation. not just the burden of regular ration from europe -- regulation from europe, but more generally. and that ishy we should be fighting in europe for a more flexible europe and a europe where we see regulations come off. but the view of the party opposite is sit back, do nothing and never listen to the british >> you have been watching prime minister's questions from the british house of commons. watch any time at c-span.org, where you can find video asked by ministers questions and other are just public affairs programs. >> this event has been phenomenal. we have had more companies with more innovation and more excitement than i can
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 12:00pm EST
on innovation? when steve jobs died we wondered what the company was going to be like and we were lulled into the safety net because of the stock price, not the fundamentals. we keep coming up to this pivotal quarter on the 22nd. that's going to tell us a lot. there's going to be no product announcements. >> how do you compare? >> i can give you many more. you can go out polaroid, you couldn't live without it. eastman kodak changed everybody's life. now you've got a price point in a product that is not worthy of that price point because they are not the innovators anymore. the innovators are the galaxy. what technology is better. >> where i'm going to disagree with you is that all of this where apple is falling by the wayside, there's still speculation. nothing has come out recently where apple's iphones haven't sold. >> we've all talked about the growth of apple problems still hasn't said i'm going to go with apple. >> correct. that's not new news. >> but it is new news relative to the story six months ago, nine months ago. you've got to have the apple products. gets what, their market
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am EST
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CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 1:00pm EST
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CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 6:00am EST
in chicago. steve liesman is in studio. steve, one thing on the daily news, charlie sheen is going to be a grabbndfather. isn't he 47? >> anthony weiner. anthony weiner still spending money out of his campaign account. >> that's legal, right, in the state of new york? >> it is, lawyers and fees. >> among other things. if i see an article about anthony weiner, i read it because of the bell. >> joe is stalling for time. we have 31 seconds. >> i could have asked you a question. i'm saving viewers from one of your answers to a question. i'm kidding. what are we looking for in the cp cpi. >> i will tell michele. i'm note talking to you, joe. it's supposed to be unchanged, food and energy, inflation for the miami is not the problem, if it's the problem now. >> because we're winning! ric rick. >> here we go. survey says unchanged on headline, just as steve pointed out, as expected. strip out the all important food and energy, we're up .1, we look at year-over-year, headline up 1.7, a tenth lighter than last year expectations of 1.8. just spot on year-over-year, food and energy at 1.9. tha
FOX Business
Jan 17, 2013 12:00am EST
and preserve our system and comply. this is the administration that steve rowe this way into a third term trying to rewrite the rules around the second amendment. he can get things done and he wants to, but now he is saying his hands are tied. adam: last time we had a strike was 1979. it lasted how long? >> thirteen weeks. adam: and this one? >> they are rallying favors, trying to send people back to work, but the members recognize that their whole way of life will be gone if the provisions disappeared. adam: it blumberg was is a several of the cases were school bus drivers in new mexico and california? >> absolutely, just like what happened it was it -- rashid, it will reverberate here. what happens to labor anywhere has implications for a labor everywhere. adam: all right. we appreciate your being here. melissa will be back next time. next up, uranium. it could soon operate in virginia. now, it would be one of the world's largest, but is the nuclear energy pay off for the potential risk? even peope outside virginia have skin in this game, which is why are going to debate whether it sho
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 8:00pm EST
challenges. >> steve. >> is pretty hurt to know what will stand up to the supreme court and what won't. we just have a ruling from the seventh circuit court of appeals in chicago at the element cannot conceal to carry some constitutional under the supreme court's second amendment. the federal appeals court in new york took exactly the opposite view. if you go back and read the supreme court decisions, they suggest there's a fair amount of latitude for the democratic government to regulate guns, but they also put a definite boundary on how far those can go. an outright ban on handguns like in chicago before, like washington d.c. hackers to fraud. that is a second amendment right goes too far to extend the right of self-defense that the supreme court found to emulate the home is another question entirely. i think ultimately probably what happens in congress is not going to be greatly affect getting greatly constrained by what the supreme court is going to allow. the court on things like regulation of a particular type of guns, waiting periods, background checks and things like that will prob
FOX Business
Jan 16, 2013 11:00am EST
in lake michigan causing cargo ships and barges to liken their loads. connell: let's go to steve now on how it can impact your wallet. >> because we have had such low water levels, it will impact your wallet. it has been dry in the region. we have had light rains in the summertime in that has produced lower water levels in all of the great lakes. if you are wondering just how low it is, we have a graphic to show you. between 87 and 97, the water drop a foot. between 94 another foot lower. it is at historic low water levels in lake michigan. cargo companies will have to carry less. >> you cannot strike bottom. you have to maintain a safe distance. when the water levels go down, we have to reduce our load. >> the catch is that when you are shipping the very biggest loads by boat is the cheapest way. you can go by train, you can go by truck, what have you. if you are going to try to get there, you need to ship by barge or five oh. >> we have a lot of manufacturers here along the river system. you take away the barge auction, you could see ten, 20, 25% increase. that gets passed onto the
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am EST
stay there and get some more commentary on these numbers. steve liesman is here on set. john writing is chief economist at rdq economics. steve a lot of numbers to run through. >> yeah. >> retail sales a little better than expected. bad news is the empire state numbers. >> we've had weakness there, and the weakness remains, and the problem i'm having right now, becky, is the drawing an income chart of the two guys on my side and this big dip that would happen with me in the middle here. i'm incredibly focused on that. >> leverage. >> i'd be part of the mean. vehicle sales had a good month. this is the number that will give us the final tally on the christmas sales. and at least for a moment, settle the debate. that's before the revisions. over what kind of christmas it was. and it's not looking too shabby. 0.4 revision for november. trying to look at the core sales were 0.6. so that's not too bad, either. and then 0.6 as well in december. the ppi under control, 1.3% year over year. rick said. and maybe just bring in john riding here. john, two things. one is the how good a christmas
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2013 7:00am EST
morning. jeb hencer ling of texas and steve of louisiana and jordan of ohio and ryan. so it remains to be seen whether that will be kind of a center of power going forward. host: as far as those five signing on to this deal, what's been talking about the members, especially on the republican side and -- will all of them go along with this? >> it's going to be tough for them, because they have to get 218 votes. the democrats have already signaled they are not going to provide any votes for this on their side of the aisle. i would say that would be so difficult for them to do when you have, you know, the last four chairman of the republicans senate committee saying they are onboard with this, it doesn't give, i mean, it seems it would be difficult for so. more ranking file members to say this is not good enough. i mean, it seems the right ones were onboard with this in a pretty significant way. >> i guess the timetables of this, where do we see next week and where do we go from there? >> what we're going to see is a vote in the house. they are planning to do a vote in the house on thi
CNBC
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am EST
. let's get to steve liesman who has a report on the debt ceiling. >> andrew, thanks. we want to look at the economic effects of the debt ceiling. kind of in context with what each party is saying about it and how investors might put it into a matrix to make up their minds about what is really going to happen with the question. is it a real tragedy or a soap opera? if you look up here, we've graduated this there blue to red, meaning democrat on this, republican on that side. you know, the democrats are starting to say if you go over the debt ceiling, you hit it, calamitous. and you have other words from damaging to manageable, republicans saying we can do this for awhile and it will be okay. i want to look at specific issues here. democrats say any missed government payment is a default. republicans say, no, only when you don't pay the interest on the debt. how about on the issue of can the government prioritize payments so that the incoming cash equals the outgoing cash? really the republicans -- i'm sorry, democrats saying no authority to do this and really no ability to program our
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am EST
, it depends which one has the bigger problem at any point in the day. >> steve, thank you very much for joining us. >> my great pleasure. thank you. >> 47 million in 2012. he stays in california, tax bill is $29 million. so if he moved to florida, he would save $6.25 million. >> the tax bill is 29 million? >> 29 million out of 47. that's not bad. that's pretty good. but he could move to florida and keep half, basically keep half instead of keeping 18 out of 47. >> for a guy who is on the road a lot of the time. >> and then the asteroid thing, i saw what al rockier was able to -- he got a lot of mileage out of that story. >> so are you about to make a confession? >> it's not really true. today i'm feeling fine. coming up, i'm going to start being more open. >> more open? i know everything about you. >> to viewers. >> our viewers know just about everything, too. >> if i feel like i have to burp, i am going to -- >> you are not a closed book. >> could you be more open than al roker about something? >> probably not. >> probably not. so every little thing happens to me. >> oh, boy, viewe
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 1:00pm EST
. steve jobs. do you know who these two guys are? i don't know how this guy got in the picture but these two this is jim and mike. if p you were canadian like me, you'd know. these are the guys who created the blackberry. this one. which a lot of people still use. the problem with these guys is when the makers of the blackberry first saw the iphone they looked at it and said, not really, probably a flash in the pan. look at what happened. take a look at blackberry versus iphone sales. blackberry sales are the ones in the red line. iphone sales in the other line. go back to 2007 when this all started, the iphone came out. these sales were going similarly. in 2010, the reason the iphone jumped the way it was is a lot of major companies who until then had only let their staff use blackberries bowed to the pressure to use the iphone and said let's get iphones in there. iphones took off. they've come down, as well, a little recently, but see what happened to blackberry? those sales just dropped off. but blackberry's maker, research in motion, could be ready for a comeback. why? well
FOX Business
Jan 16, 2013 4:00pm EST
through, it could mean higher prices for you. steve brown is live in chicago. >> we have gone through a dry time here in the midwest. we have had back-to-back low snow winters in a dry summer last year but that added to what has been kind of a historical fall water levels for the great lakes. in 1987 they were about average. in the 10 years afterwards the water levels dropped about a foot. in the 70s after that they dropped another three. up until now, another one. 5 feet lower means ships have to travel with less to carry. speaker you can't strike bottom, you will put a hole in her boat, see how to maintain a safe distance between the bottom of the ship in the bottom of the lake and the bottom of the harbor. when the water levels go down, we have to reduce our load. >> certainly traveling there are other transportation options. trees, trucks, but if you have the largest of loads the best way to ship it is by barge or by boat. >> we have a lot of manufacturers with big old shipments. you could see 10, 20, 25% increase in shipping costs getting passed on to the consumer, so there is a
PBS
Jan 14, 2013 5:30pm PST
any old party. >> this is a big party. woodruff: matea, what about, you know, we just heard from steve saying it's all about access. we're not really paying attention to the criticism. but are they troubled abou by te fact that this was the president who came into office saying he would do things differently. >> you have to judge them on what they do. it's clear from our reporting that campaign finance reform is not going to be an immediate part of the president's agenda right now. if this was something that was really troubling them i think they probably would be taking action on that front. i think they knew they were going to get criticized for the reversal specifically on corporate donations. but in a lot of ways this president has had to compromise when it comes to money and politics. on several different occasions, he endorsed a super pac that advocated on his behalf in the election after criticizing such groups. i think this is another example like that. >> woodruff: last question. for anybody who is watch ing who is trying to decide whether they should come to the inaugural or
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 9:00am EST
there. periodically getting a new story. we have maria over there, and steve liesman, i mean, it's really -- we're bringing out the big guns. we've got the bazookas there. >> yes, we do. yes, we do. >> it's big. >> it is big. a couple of years ago is when the arab springs started, we were in davos. >> that's right. >> all right. microsoft's there. bombers under fire again. he's under fire constantly. >> it's been a long time. >> let's get a look at the opening bell here in a few seconds. the s&p, as you know, an interesting day, a bit of a run-up here on friday afternoon. let's see how that translates into today's session. at the big board, celebrating the ipo which happens on friday. nasdaq, another ipo from friday, a global enterprise center provider. among the more interesting stories in the papers today, david, deconstruction of what led to the autonomy. interesting color. >> those are always fascinating to read. great reporting by the journal. just in terms of understanding the decision-making, or lack thereof, the directors of the ceo, the pressure he felt he was under. and
FOX Business
Jan 21, 2013 1:00pm EST
be receptive? steve more of the "wall street journal" senior economic writer joins me on the phone. what did you think about that? >> great to be with you. you know, the problem for chuck schumer is not so much getting republicans to get used to it. what about all those red state democrats in the senate. those are the people that are probably hyperventilating right now over what chuck schumer said if you look at the l.a. tour map, there are six, seven, or eight red state democrats that face reelection in 2014. melissa, i don't think too many of them are relishing the idea of voting for another tax increase. i wonder whether the chuck schumer, harry reid budget could pass the senate, even with just democratic votes because you have so many people that are up for reelection that are going to be very reluctant to stick their necks out and vote. by the way, as you know, we just had a $600 billion tax increase in the fiscal cliff negotiations. plus, we had $520 billion of new taxes from obamacare. this would be the third tax increase. melissa: i really hope you're right because i feel their is a
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 7:30am EST
. >> steve basic. >> mr. speaker -- [inaudible] my constituency is enb during a hideous regulatory fast thanks to the health and safety executive and the european union. the british economy is very reliant on small and medium businesses far less able to cope with bad regulation particularly when it's badly administer inside the u.k. >> my honorable friend is absolutely right. businesses large and small are complaining about the burden of regulation. not just the burden of regular ration from europe -- regulation from europe, but more generally. and that is why we should be fighting in europe for a more flexible europe and a europe where we see regulations come off. but the view of the party opposite is sit back, do nothing and never listen to the british people or british business either. >> order! >> here on c-span2 we'll leave the british house of commons now as today move on to other legislative business. you've been watching prime minister's question time aired live wednesdays at 7 a.m. eastern while parliament's in session. you can see this week's question time again sunday night a
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 11:00am PST
the first cell phone. this might have been the first smartphone. but when steve jobs said the following, he started the real smartphone revolution. listen. >> this is one device. and we are calling it iphone. >> we're calling it iphone. back then, people used blackberries, then they started switching over to iphones. i bet you don't know who these two guys are. you would have if you were me, because i've come from canada. these are two canadians, these are the guys from canada who started research in motion, the company that makes the blackberry. what they didn't do, they did a lot of things right, but when they first saw this iphone they looked at it and said, nah, i don't think it will be that big a deal. that was not the right thing for them to do. let's talk about iphone versus blackberry sales. the iphone came out in 2007. the blue line is blackberry sales. the red line is iphone sales. see they sort of trended together for a while and then in 2010, apple started doing interesting things and started doing that with its sales. look what happened to blackberry. that's where we are today.
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 11:00am PST
to be as big. >> welcome back. >> but still enough to feel hotels like the historic willard where steve blom says he's met seven presidents. >> i got a fist pump from obama. >> everyone has learned the festivities are not about any one person. >> what we celebrate is that we are the greatest democracy on this planet. and that we could have this transition of power, whether it be second term or whatever it be, like no other country can. >> you might not like the president, you might not like his politics, but he's the president. he's the only one we have. >> theodore roosevelt in 1905 was the first president to draw massive crowds. but in 1945, franklin roosevelt called off the big party when world war ii was raging. douglas brinkley, historian. >> that was a very unique year and most normal situations even if we're in recession or in a foreign war, we still throw pretty big inaugurals. >> for maurice madden, it is mainly a big moment. >> i do believe that if i'm blessed to live to be an old man, i'll be able to look back on all of this and say i know that i was, you know, a part of american
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 7:00am EST
, he will be our guest this weekend on sunday at 6:00 p.m. eastern time. steve in georgia, a gun owner. what are your thoughts? caller: good morning. one of the things i would like to see the president talk about is, under the first amendment, and that is hollywood. , in i grew up in the 1950's used to what the lone ranger and gene autry and all the westerns. i grew up playing with guns. but the problem was the movies back then and the tv shows did not have the violent graphics that you have nowadays. if a bad guy got short, he fell off a horse. you did not see any blood and gore. it was always the good guy winning. nowadays with the graphics and all the way that they're going about it, they have just blood and gore and brains shooting all over. that along with the video games is adding to the culture of the younger people nowadays. host: on twitter -- i want to show you an ad that was put out by the mayor's against illegal guns, a group set up by new york mayor michael bloomberg. over 800 mayors have signed on. [video clip] >> my son. >> my daughter. >> was murdered with a gun. >> it
FOX News
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
in new york city? >> yes. >> steve: we'll see more tricks in the after the show show. by the way, because on sunday joe biden is getting sworn in, a special edition of "fox & friends" will be here live sunday morning. >> gretchen: hop on for our after the show show. have a fantastic week. see you monday. breaking developments in the siege of the sahara, that hostage crisis involving u.s. oil workers overseas. we're getting new reports that the terrorists want to swap the americans for jailed terror leaders in africa. more than 100 people taken hostage. dozens of other are still unaccounted for. this story is changing by the hour. good morning. that's where we start, i'm bill hemmer live in "america's newsroom". martha: good morning. i'm martha maccallum. details are very murky. an american plane reportedly landing in algeria overnight following a raid to save hundreds of people held captive in a natural gas complex in the dessert. here is secretary of state hillary clinton. >> because of the fluidity and the fact that there is a lot of planning going on, i can not give you any further det
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 11:00pm EST
important source of intellectual exchange. the same way -- there was a very important step. steve collins will remember this. it used to be it years ago, really long time ago, if you were an academic and wrote a paper and had to submit it to a journal, it took two years ago published and two years after you wrote a paper for anyone knew what you were working on. then came the intent and working papers and so on and precision, you know, papers were available almost immediately for professional evaluation, but even that, of course, involved a long delay involved in doing the research and writing the paper and so on. what if you have a shorter perspective, shorter idea that you want to put up there? well, the internet has provided useful ways for people to communicate, to discuss interesting and diaz of monetary policy or anything else. i follow a lot of baseball blocks myself actually. [laughter] so that is just the next natural step to creating a conversation among people. i think that is very constructive. there are at federal reserve board's. the atlanta fed, new york fed, and we have tw
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